Definitions of tuberculous

  1. constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus; "a tubercular child"; "tuberculous patients"; "tubercular meningitis" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Pertaining to, or affected with, a tuberculosis. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Having tubercles; affected with, or characterized by, tubercles; tubercular. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Affected with, or like, tuberculosis; full of tubercles. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Relating to or affected by tuberculosis. It is the better practice, following the analogy of the Latin terminations-aris and -asus, to restrict the term tubercular to conditions marked by the presence of (non-specific) tubercles or nodules, reserving tuberculous for conditions marked by an infiltration of (specific) tubercle; thus we may speak of tubercular, or nodular, leprosy, and tuberculous disease of the skin, or lupus. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  6. Full of knobs or tubercles; affected with tubercles. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Affected with tubercles; disposed to tubercular diseases. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. Of or pertaining to a tubercle (def. 3) or to tuberculosis. na
  9. Pertaining to, or affected with, tubercles or tuberculosis. American pocket medical dictionary.
  10. Affected with, pertaining to, or after the manner of tuberculosis. Appleton's medical dictionary.